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Finovate Alumni News


  • “Ripple Labs Makes Waves: Raises $4 Million, Rebrands as Ripple, Launches Interledger”
  • “CardFlight Scores $4 Million in Series A Funding”

Around the web

  • MasterCard unveils Identity Check, a suite of solutions that includes biometric and SMS-based, one-time passwords to improve security for online consumers.
  • KPMG introduces KPMG Fintech 100 to recognize the world’s most disruptive and fast-emerging innovation companies in financial services. Nominations end 31 October 2015.
  • Santander invests in Ripple as startup expands services.
  • ThreatMetrix to scale global data center capacity to 200 million+ daily transactions.
  • Nymi recruits CEO John Haggard; Karl Martin will now serve as CTO.
  • Emida acquires giftcard-platform specialist Quippi Corporation for an undisclosed amount.
  • Kristo Kaarmann, co-founder of TransferWise, confirms via Twitter that former Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit participated in the company’s $58 million funding round this year.

This post will be updated throughout the day as news and developments emerge. You can also follow alumni news headlines on the Finovate Twitter account.